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Talking to Alice Driver About Violence Against Women in Juárez

Alice Driver, a filmmaker, writer and photographer whose work focuses on human rights, feminism, and activism, has written extensively about Juárez.

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Talking to Alice Driver About Violence Against Women in Juárez

Ciudad Juárez, Mexico was once known as the global murder capital. It’s no longer the world’s most dangerous city, but violence still haunts the town just over the border from El Paso, Texas. 1,826 more words

Nonfiction

"19 children killed from 12 families. When will family courts in Britain start putting kids first?"

Britain’s family courts are the backdrop to some of the most traumatic and momentous events of people’s lives. From the removal of children from their birth parents to the denial of a parent’s desire to see their child – these are hard choices.

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Straight, No Chaser: About Stalking

Although stalking awareness conversations aren’t held very often, the scope of stalking is such that you should know about it. Stalking is a serious endeavor, and unfortunately it is quite common. 672 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Tammy McIntosh

Leave the skin, take the seeds;
Each according to his needs,
They say. Farewell to
Bright, clean bites of flesh.
All pulp at rest,
Tucked into stomachs’ 31 more words

Poetry

"Call to review burden of proof in child sex abuse cases"

The children’s commissioner for England has suggested lowering the burden of proof in cases of child sex abuse, arguing that the current system is “not fit for purpose”.

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"Victims of crimes are ill-served by the justice system: this bill will change that"

he tragic case of Poppi Worthington, who died in December 2012 aged just 13 months, hit the headlines recently. Despite strong criticism of the police investigation by the family court judge Justice Jackson, who identified a series of police errors, it seemed, at first, that no one was prepared to reopen the case.

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